January 6, 1999

TO: MEMBERS OF THE STATE BOARD OF HIGHER EDUCATION

Meetings of the State Board of Higher Education Executive Committee, Budget and Finance Committee, and Governance and Structure Committee will be held on Friday, January 15, 1999. The meetings will convene on the campus of Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, in accordance with the locations and schedules listed below:

Friday, January 15, 1999

8-9:45 a.m. Budget and Finance Committee Meeting
Room 236/4, Smith Memorial Center

The purpose of the meeting is to restart the process of identifying key policy issues associated with implementation of the new resource allocation system.

8-9:45 a.m. Governance and Structure Committee Meeting
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Center

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss remaining Committee business, and determine objectives for the formation of a new System Strategic Planning Committee.

10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Executive Committee Meeting (A working lunch will be served)
Room 238 (Browsing Lounge), Smith Memorial Center

The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the 1998-99 goals and objectives of the Chancellor and institution presidents. However, there will be a brief presentation at the beginning of the meeting that will highlight the Chancellor's office new Billwatch system.

In addition, the Joint Boards Working Group will convene from 9-11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 13, in Room 251B, Public Service Building, Salem, Oregon. Discussions will focus on the Governor's directive to develop a partnership plan by March 1, 1999. The Committee will also receive updates on the status of distance learning and current technology partnerships.

Telephone messages for Board members and institution officials attending the meetings at PSU may be called to (503) 725-4522. If special accommodations are required, please contact the Board's office 72 hours in advance.


Cordially,

Diane Vines
Secretary of the Board